- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... as they were chanted, there can be no end and I will simply leave you with a final quote from India’s great treatise, the Mandukya Upanishad:
“OM This eternal word is all; what was what is and what shall be and what is beyond eternity. All is OM..... It is beyond the senses and it is the end of evolution. It is non-duality and love. He goes with self to the supreme Self who knows this, who knows this.”
So, please let’s try all together now, ...
... lots of quirky cafes. Mind you, it might be a good thing that we didn’t as we only had one set of warm clothes each which just got more and more grubby with curry stains and the usual mess that seems to stick to the kids (and Shaff)!
Having said all that, the nature all around Kodaikanal is stunning with fantastic cloudy forests and breath-taking look out points. It is situated by a tranquil lake where honey mooners can rent a boat or a pedal boat. After a lovely ...
... embarrassing as it was it had to be done. After checking into a freezing hotel we looked around the town for a few hours and it was full with Indians escaping the heat down below, all dressed up in coats, hats and gloves - quite a confusing sight when your used to most men just wearing a cloth to cover there goolies. Ooty is renowned for its home made chocolates so naturally we had to try out all 20 of the flavours for dessert after having a late lunch. Absolutely shattered from ...
... goddess in human flesh. There was a good community of fellow travellers passing through, intermingled with devotees who were so obsessed with the Saint's presence that they would touch a sticker in the elevator with a photo of Amma on in and touch it to their lips in praise. I must confess that I had trouble paying homage to a human goddess; I guess my Christian roots, defunct as they are, run deeper than I realized.
From Kochi, I organised a weekend tour to the mountain town of Munnar, which is famous for its Tea Plantations. Frances; a 30 year old Dutch pilot; Sandro, a 48 year old Peruvian guy and I were taken by car firstly to an elephant training camp where we watched the elephant trainers wash two adult and three baby elephants in the Periyar river. I did feel a bit sad watching these beautiful creatures ...